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A Minnesota district court ruled Monday that state “abortion laws relating to mandated physician care, hospitalization, criminalization, parental notification, and informed consent are unconstitutional” under Minnesota’s State Constitution. The court found that nine Minnesota laws violated the right to privacy and do not withstand judicial scrutiny. Additionally the court found that the state’s parental notification [...]

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The parents of a deceased amateur investor sued the financial trading app Robinhood Monday for the wrongful death of their son, Alex Kearns, who committed suicide last June mistakenly believing that he had lost $730,000 in a trade on the app. According to the lawsuit, Kearns’ last written words were, “How was a 20-year-old with [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday upheld a district court’s preliminary injunction of an Indiana law requiring parental notification when an unemancipated minor seeks an abortion. Indiana Code § 16-34-2-4(a) prevents a physician from performing an abortion for an unemancipated minor without the written consent of the minor’s parent. Section [...]

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit in Missouri state court against Secretary of State John Ashcroft on Thursday after Ashcroft rejected the ACLU’s petition to allow the people of Missouri to approve or veto the state’s recently passed abortion legislation in a public referendum. Missouri’s Constitution provides citizens with a right to [...]

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